DAVID GODBOLD
That's Not Right!
2006
Acrylic, pencil and self-adhesive wall text (Wall drawing)
Variable

DAVID GODBOLD
The Advance of Unreason
2007
Acrylic, pencil and self-adhesive wall text (Wall drawing)
Variable

DAVID GODBOLD
Not out of the woods
2006
Ink and computer print out on tracing paper, laid over found paper
8 1/4 by 11 3/4 in. 21 by 29.8 cm

DAVID GODBOLD
Laughter is good
2007
Ink on tracing paper over found drawing
16 1/2 by 11 3/8 in. 41.8 by 29 cm

DAVID GODBOLD
Teenage sex pest
2007
Ink on tracing paper over found paper
15 7/8 by 11 9/16 in. 40.2 by 29.4 cm

DAVID GODBOLD
Things go dark
2007
Ink on tracing paper over found paper
11 5/8 by 16 1/2 in. 29.5 by 41.9 cm

DAVID GODBOLD
A great day
2007
Ink and computer print out on tracing paper, laid over found paper
11 9/16 by 8 1/8 in. 29.4 by 20.6 cm

DAVID GODBOLD
Dig deep
2006
Ink and computer print out on tracing paper, laid over found paper
9 1/2 by 8 1/4 in. 24.1 by 21 cm

DAVID GODBOLD
Come to MoM[m]A
2006
Ink and computer print out on tracing paper, laid over found paper
11 5/8 by 8 1/4 in. 29.5 by 21 cm

DAVID GODBOLD
Give peas a chance
2006
Ink and computer print out on tracing paper, laid over found paper
11 5/8 by 8 1/4 in. 29.5 by 21 cm

DAVID GODBOLD
Don't!
2007
Ink and computer print out on tracing paper, laid over found paper
11 5/8 by 8 3/16 in. 29.5 by 20.8 cm

DAVID GODBOLD
A victory for common sense
2006
Ink on tracing paper over found paper
11 5/16 by 7 1/2 in. 28.7 by 19.1 cm

DAVID GODBOLD
Days of milk and honey
2007
Ink on tracing paper over found paper
16 7/16 by 11 5/8 in. 41.8 by 29.5 cm

DAVID GODBOLD
A car crash moment
2006
Ink on tracing paper over found paper
8 1/4 by 11 5/8 in. 21 by 29.5 cm

DAVID GODBOLD
Just come along
2006
Ink on tracing paper over found paper
11 3/16 by 8 3/16 in. 28.4 by 20.8 cm

DAVID GODBOLD
It makes me happy
2007
Ink on tracing paper over found paper
11 3/8 by 16 5/16 in. 28.9 by 41.4 cm

DAVID GODBOLD
Devilman
2006
Ink on tracing paper over found paper
8 1/4 by 11 5/8 in. 21 by 29.5 cm

DAVID GODBOLD
Have I got your attention yet?
2006
Ink on tracing paper over found paper
11 5/8 by 8 1/4 in. 29.5 by 21 cm

DAVID GODBOLD
Do you share this lack of engagement
2007
Ink on tracing paper over found paper
8 1/4 by 11 5/8 in. 21 by 29.5 cm

DAVID GODBOLD
Not a word
2006
Ink and computer print out on tracing paper, laid over found paper
11 5/8 by 8 1/4 in. 29.5 by 21 cm

DAVID GODBOLD
Please 'dot toach'
2006
Ink and computer print out on tracing paper, laid over found paper
9 7/8 by 8 1/4 in. 25.1 by 21 cm

DAVID GODBOLD
150 calories per hour
2006
Ink on tracing paper over found paper
7 15/16 by 6 1/4 in. 20.2 by 15.9 cm

DAVID GODBOLD
Head in a bag
2006
Ink on tracing paper over found paper
11 5/8 by 8 1/4 in. 29.5 by 21 cm

DAVID GODBOLD
Double de Niro
2007
Ink on tracing paper over found paper
7 3/4 by 12 1/8 in. 19.7 by 30.8 cm

Press Release

David Godbold: The Unreliable Narrator Mitchell-Innes & Nash Chelsea April 14 – May 25, 2007 Mitchell-Innes & Nash announces the first New York solo exhibition for Dublin-based artist David Godbold. On view at 534 West 26th Street from April 14 – May 25, the show comprises over 125 small drawings and two major wall paintings. Godbold creates small ink drawings on sheets of tracing paper, and overlays them onto scraps of found paper, ranging from discarded shopping lists and diary pages to love letters and homework assignments. He then inserts his own textual element, adding a typed quotation, remark, or truism to create a satirical interplay between text and image. The two large-scale paintings will be applied directly to gallery walls. One depicts St. Sebastian, while the other is an apocalyptic scene inserted into a dense wooded landscape painted in a style reminiscent of 16th century Dutch painting. David Godbold was born in England in 1961 and has lived in Dublin for the past 17 years. The show at Mitchell-Innes & Nash will be Godbold’s second United States solo exhibition, following a 2006 exhibition at Jack Hanley gallery in San Francisco. From 1999 – 2000, Godbold held a residency at PS1 Contemporary Art Center in New York. He holds a Ph.D. in Art History & Philosophy from the National College of Art & Design, Dublin, and a BA in Fine Art from the University of London, Goldsmiths’ College. He has exhibited widely throughout Europe and the United States, and his work is represented in various public and private collections. Listing Information: Mitchell-Innes & Nash Chelsea: 534 West 26th Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues. Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat, 10am – 6pm Public Information: T: (212) 744-7400 www.miandn.com Opening reception: Saturday, April 14, 2007, 6 – 8pm. Press Contact: Stacy Bolton Communications T: 212.721.5350 E: Emily@StacyBolton.com